Insight and Analysis

Steinberg’s MMQB: The quarterback connection

9 hours ago | Pat Steinberg
Bo Levi Mitchell and Mike Reilly may be rivals on the field, but they shared an important connection off of it in free agency. Our Monday Morning QB Pat Steinberg writes.

The Waggle Extra: Talking CFL 2.0 with Commissioner Ambrosie

February 15, 2019 | Staff
Donnovan Bennett sits down with Commissioner Randy Ambrosie to get all the details behind the global football initiative that he calls CFL 2.0.

Landry’s 5 takeaways from the first week of free agency

February 15, 2019 | Don Landry
Brock Sunderland had a brilliant ‘Plan B’, Jonathon Jennings gets a second chance and Bo Levi Mitchell played free agency to perfection. That and more in Don Landry’s free agent ...

Cauz: Mitchell, Reilly contracts a win for CFL fans

February 14, 2019 | Matthew Cauz
With the CFL’s two best quarterbacks locked in for four more years, Matthew Cauz has plenty of reason to be excited.

Excitement in the East on Day 2 of free agency

February 13, 2019 | Staff
After a slow start to free agency Tuesday, all four East Division clubs came up big on Day 2 of free agency. recaps a busy day across the league.

O’Leary: A candid Q&A with Bo Levi Mitchell

February 13, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
A day after the reigning CFL Most Outstanding Player elected to sign long term in Calgary, senior writer Chris O’Leary chats 1-on-1 with Bo Levi Mitchell about the FA process.

Bombers get defensive back help in Rose

February 13, 2019 | Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have agreed to terms with international defensive back Winston Rose on a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

With Mitchell off the table, Popp begins shaping QB depth

February 13, 2019 | Staff
On Tuesday morning, Jim Popp made it very clear that James Franklin was the starting QB in Toronto in 2019. However not without a valiant bid for the CFL’s MOP.

O’Leary: Sunderland refuses to let Reilly departure define Esks free agency

February 13, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
After the dust settled from a busy Day 1 of free agency, senior writer Chris O’Leary chatted with Eskimos GM Brock Sunderland about a precedent-setting afternoon.

FA19 Analysis: Riders needed Johnson after losing Jefferson

February 12, 2019 | Staff
Chris O’leary and Brodie Lawson talk about the the Saskatchewan Roughriders signing of Micah Johnson and the Winnipeg Bluebombers signing of Willie Jefferson

FA19 Analysis: Esks go all in on first day of Free Agency

February 12, 2019 | Staff
Chris O’leary and Brodie Sanchez breakdown a number of signings by the edmonton Eskimos

Eskimos sign star QB Trevor Harris through 2020

February 12, 2019 | Staff
The Edmonton Eskimos made a big splash on the opening day of free agency, signing veteran free agent quarterback Trevor Harris.

O’Leary: Thin on linebackers, Dean a big get for Sunderland

February 12, 2019 | Chris O'Leary’s Chris O’Leary says that Larry Dean fills a much-needed void in the Eskimos linebacking corps, making him a priority get for GM Brock Sunderland.

FA19 Analysis: Reilly is the biggest domino to fall

February 12, 2019 | Staff
Brodie Lawson and Chris O’leary discuss Mike Reilly signing with the BC Lions and what the means for the rest of free agency

O’Leary: It’s noon on free agency day, but now what?

February 12, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
As the clock strikes noon, it’s time for the dominoes to fall.’s Chris O’Leary talks about what’s next as free agency gets under way.

O’Leary: Reilly signing is most historic FA coup in decades

February 12, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
With Mike Reilly’s signing in BC all but a done deal, the tectonic plates of the CFL have shifted and the league will be left forever changed in its aftermath says senior writer Chris ...

Steinberg’s MMQB: Can free agency fast-track success?

February 11, 2019 | Pat Steinberg
Free agency can be dangerous, sure, but it can also have its benefits. Pat Steinberg looks back on two teams that, thanks to some savvy spending, turned their fortunes.

Homeward Bound? Local ties could impact free agency

February 10, 2019 | Staff
With nearly 200 pending free agents, including a large handful of those with a Canadian passport, local ties between players and their hometown teams could come into play when the market opens on ...

21 Questions: Thoughts on free agency and the CFL off-season

February 9, 2019 | Jeff Krever
While the quarterbacks are all the talk these days, there are plenty of questions going into Tuesday’s free agent period.’s Jeff Krever writes.

O’Leary: Ambrosie, CFL leaning on Roger Kelly as CFL 2.0 takes off

February 9, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie has been leaning on Roger Kelly’s knowledge of global football as CFL 2.0 takes off.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.